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BareMinerals

Prime Time Foundation Primer

1.0 oz Item 2138921

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Enlarged pores. Uneven texture. Flaky dryness. We've all had complexion problems. That's why we created Prime Time, which prepares your skin for seamless coverage with bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation. Apply it first for the smooth, evenly textured complexion you've been waiting for.

Benefits:
  • Combats rough patches, flaky dryness, fine lines, excess oil, uneven texture and enlarged pores so that your foundation goes on flawlessly
  • Extends the wear of your foundation, keeping you looking fresh for longer
  • Soothes and nourishes with plant extracts, antioxidants and vitamins C and E
  • Free of preservatives and irritants so that your skin feels great
  • Silky formula glides on without any stickiness


Apply one pump for an even layer of this lightweight primer all over your face. Once dry, follow with bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation.
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dimethicone, Silica, Magnesium Silicate, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract.

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BareMineralsPrime Time Foundation Primer
 
4.6

(based on 1869 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (1500)
  • Lightweight (1415)
  • Goes on smoothly (825)
  • Blends well (666)
  • Smooth (622)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (93)
  • Doesn't stay on (28)
  • Causes breakouts (22)
  • Doesn't work (22)
  • Too greasy (19)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (551)
  • Sensitive skin (508)
  • All skin types (405)
  • Mature skin (301)
  • Normal skin (294)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      83% 

      (29 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (43), Normal (16), Dry (10), Oily (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (445), Budget shopper (399), Natural style (379), Classic style (279), Trendy style (72)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (88)

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5.0

works better than expensive brand I used

By Sherry

from Phoenix az

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Easy To Take-off
  • Good Pigmentation
  • Lightweight
  • Long Lasting
  • Natural Looking
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday

    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

    Used under my makeup base and it works amazing

     
    4.0

    Not bad but...

    By Cara

    from Fort Worth

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

    If you enjoy a very silicone/dimethicone feeling primer, this is for you. I prefer primers that have more tackiness to them. So it's not necessarily bad, just not my preference. I do feel like it helped my makeup stay on longer.

     
    5.0

    Love this product!

    By PGull

    from Alabama

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Lightweight
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

        Under mineral powder

         
        4.0

        I would buy this product again

        By Stick

        from Boone, IA

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Lightweight
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types

          Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

          Long wearing

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Hmmmm...not sure about this product.

          By Unhappy

          from Texas

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Natural Looking
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

              I have recently begun using the primer daily. When I first bought, it worked well and was dispensed from the pump as a gel. Within a couple of days, it began coming out of the pump as a thin oily clear substance. I took it back and exchanged it. I was told I needed to mix it together, but Ulta exchanged it anyway. Thank you, Ulta. The second bottle stayed together and worked beautifully until I finished the bottle. It was definitely over a month or more. Now I have a third bottle and on the second day, it's com8ng out as oil. I did try mixing it up and it seems ok, but I'm not sure I'll buy Bare Minerals Primer again.

               
              5.0

              Awesome primer

              By AngelaKY

              from KY

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Lightweight
              • Long Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                I love this primer. It is so lightweight and primes the fine lines.

                 
                5.0

                Love BareMinerals

                By Brynn

                from Wooster, Ohio

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                  I just started using BareMinerals products and switched to this primer from another brand- Love this! Feels good enough to wear every day!

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Pricey for the size

                  By Debbie

                  from Asheville, NC

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Lightweight
                  • Smooth

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • All Skin Types

                    Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                    Love the product, but the cost is rediculous

                     
                    5.0

                    I re purchase this product again and again

                    By Michelle

                    from Montgomery Al.

                    About Me Classic Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Blends Well
                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Easy To Take-off
                    • Good Pigmentation
                    • Lightweight
                    • Long Lasting
                    • Natural Looking
                    • Noncomedogenic
                    • Smooth

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday
                      • Travel

                      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                      I use this with original bare minerals

                       
                      4.0

                      Love this product

                      By Rmcdonld0719

                      from Cincinnati, Ohio

                      About Me Natural Style

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Apply
                      • Lightweight
                      • Smooth

                      Cons

                      • Check that color is right

                      Best Uses

                      • All Skin Types
                      • Everyday
                      • Going Out
                      • Sensitive Skin
                      • Travel

                      Comments about BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer:

                      Love this product!! Just make sure if buying the tinted one it's the right color. Bought medium, bottle stated medium but had light primer inside. Still an amazing product for long lasting coverage.

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                      • Q:

                        Can this primer be used under cc & bb creams?
                        Asked on 1/29/2018 by Erin from Vero Beach

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Erin,

                          The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer should be suitable for all foundations and cc/bb creams.

                          Answered on 1/30/2018 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        What happened to the BB primer by BareMinerals? It hasn't been available since mid December. Has it been discontinued?
                        Asked on 1/1/2018 by Marsha from McDonough, GA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Marsha,

                          Bareminerals BB primer has not been discontinued but is currently out of stock at this time.

                          Answered on 1/2/2018 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Is this product cruelty free?
                        Asked on 12/26/2017 by Isabella from Austin, US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Isabella,

                          bareMinerals does not test any products on animals.

                          Answered on 12/27/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        If applying it daily with only one pump, how long will it last?
                        Asked on 12/1/2017 by Madison from Litchfield Park, AZ

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Madison,

                          Depending on the actual amount used per day (assuming some days it may be more or less than one actual pump), this can last anywhere from 6-12 weeks.

                          Answered on 12/4/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Is this primer tinted? Is there a prime time foundation primer that is tinted?
                        Asked on 11/29/2017 by Sev from Toronto, ohio

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        Can this primer be used with any foundation? Or does it have to be either a Bare Minerals brand foundation?
                        Asked on 11/25/2017 by Yanci from Las Vegas,NV

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Yanci,

                          The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer can be used with any foundation.

                          Answered on 11/27/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Is this product non comedogenic or not? In one answer you said yes and in a different answer you said that claim cannot be made.
                        Asked on 11/6/2017 by Jen from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Jen,

                          The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer is non comedogenic.

                          Answered on 11/7/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Is this to be used with liquid or powder foundation?
                        Asked on 8/21/2017 by Mary from undisclosed

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Mary,

                          The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer can be used with any type of foundation.

                          Answered on 8/21/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Hey is this primer suitable for water based or silicon based foundations?
                        Asked on 8/20/2017 by emma from Beaumont tx

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello emma,

                          The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer should be suitable for all foundations regardless of their base.

                          Answered on 8/21/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Is this primer oil free?
                        Asked on 8/14/2017 by Maddie from New Orleans, LA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Maddie,

                          The BareMinerals Prime Time Foundation Primer is not formulated with oil.

                          Answered on 8/15/2017 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
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